Cephalopoda | Octopoda | Octopodidae | Octopodinae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS
Roper, C.F.E., M.J. Sweeney and C.E. Nauen. 1984. (Ref. 275)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 130 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 275); 120 cm TL (female); max. published weight: 10.0 kg (Ref. 275)
Reef-associated; oceanodromous (Ref. 75927); depth range 0 - 200 m (Ref. 417), usually 0 - 100 m (Ref. 1977)
Climate / Range
Tropical; ? - 7°C (Ref. 275); 57°N - 38°S, 98°W - 146°E (Ref. 275)
Circumglobal in temperate and tropical seas.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
Mantle length at first sexual maturity: 9.5 cm (male); 13.5 cm (female; Ref. 275). Maximum common depth is 150 m in Ref. 75927. Inhabits rocky, sandy and muddy bottoms of the coastline to the edge of the continental shelf (Ref. 2133). Found in intertidal and subtidal areas (Ref. 83938).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
FAO(fisheries: production) | FIRMS (Stock assessments) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us |
Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Very high vulnerability (78 of 100)